Dr. Meis Al-Kaisi | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Arabic Heritage; Arab-Islamic Culture and Civilisation; Islamic Texts in Translation; Sufism

Research areas

Islamic Codicology and philology; Textual criticism; Editing; Sufism; Arabic/Iraqi Folklore; Sociolinguistics


PhD, Islamic Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United Kingdom, 2006
MA, Islamic Philosophy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2001
BA, Arabic Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2000

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, Arabic And Translation Studies, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2010 - Present
Consultant, Bernard Quaritch Ltd,, United Kingdom, 2010 - Present
Book-dealer And Head Of Department, Islamic Manuscripts Department, Bernard Quaritch Ltd, United Kingdom, 2007 - 2010
Academic Advisor, Military Attache's Office, Oman Embassy, United Kingdom, 2007 - 2007
Academic Advisor, Military Attache's Office, Qatar Embassy, United Kingdom, 2006 - 2006
Teaching Assistant, School Of Oriental And African Studies, University of London, United Kingdom, 2004 - 2006


The Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA), May 2015 - May 2016
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